Soul quotes

  • The joy of all mysteries is the certainty which comes from their contemplation, that there are many doors yet for the soul to open on her upward and inward way.
    -- A. C. Benson

    #Doors #Joy #Soul

  • Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized soul can impart knowledge unto you because he has seen the truth.
    -- A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

    #Spiritual #Self #Soul

  • A nation is all the individuals of same blood, forming by their cohesion a natural related collective being with it s own organs and state which are social classes and the State and the same soul, which is nationality.
    -- A. C. Cuza

    #Blood #Class #Soul

  • The soul of the slave, the soul of the "little man," is as dear to me as the soul of the great.
    -- A. D. Gordon

    #Men #Soul #Littles

  • The soul should be examined in the light of other souls.
    -- A. D. Gordon

    #Light #Soul #Should

  • There, by the starlit fences The wanderer halts and hears My soul that lingers sighing About the glimmering weirs.
    -- A. E. Housman

    #Soul #Fence #Halt

  • But if you ever come to a road where danger; Or guilt or anguish or shame's to share. Be good to the lad who loves you true, And the soul that was born to die for you; And whistle and I'll be there.
    -- A. E. Housman

    #Love #Soul #Guilt

  • The buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching toward infinity...
    -- A. Edward Newton

    #Book #Soul #Buying

  • Even when reading is impossible, the presence of books acquired (by passionate devotion to them) produces such an ecstasy that the buying of more books than one can peradventure read is nothing less than the soul reaching towards infinity ... we cherish books even if unread, their mere presence exudes comfort, their ready access, reassurance.
    -- A. Edward Newton

    #Reading #Book #Soul

  • Life is just a chance to grow a soul.
    -- A. Powell Davies

    #Life #Soul #Chance

  • Music knows no barrier of age or culture. It isn’t about being politically correct or even making a statement. Music is what appeals to the ears and touches your soul.
    -- A. R. Rahman

    #Soul #Age #Culture

  • I was a common man, and I will always remain a common man. No amount of stardom will ever consume my soul. Money comes, money goes. Fame comes, fame goes. I believe every human being is a celebrity in their own right.
    -- A. R. Rahman

    #Believe #Men #Soul

  • I like music that is able to stir my soul. My music is a spiritual exercise
    -- A. R. Rahman

    #Spiritual #Exercise #Soul

  • I don't know of a soul who packed more living into 72 years than Charles Lindbergh did.
    -- A. Scott Berg

    #Years #Soul

  • You have to enjoy your job; you should wake up every day and love what you do... I honestly do... From the bottom of my heart to the depths of my soul. I'm truly happy.
    -- Aaliyah

    #Jobs #Heart #Soul

  • I sold my soul to the devil in L.A
    -- Aaron Lewis

    #Soul #Devil

  • I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile. He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music
    -- Aaron Neville

    #Soul #Pops #Sam Cooke

  • I held his gaze. I could see the storm in his eyes. I knew he was confused. I could see the fear. Then there was the love. I saw it. The fierceness in his eyes. I believed it. I could see it clearly. But it was too late now. The love wasn't enough. Everyone always said that love was enough. It wasn't. Not when your soul was shattered.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Confused #Eye #Soul

  • When a soul is created, so is its mate. In every lifetime those souls find each other. They complete the other's destiny.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Destiny #Soul #Lifetime

  • I just bared my soul to you and all I get is an ‘okay’?
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Soul #Okay

  • Or maybe I’d lost my soul already. I doubted God let someone like me keep any gift from him. It was highly likely I’d been born without one.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Soul #Lost #Born

  • Luckily, I's learned at an early age that self-preservation was the only way to survive with your soul intact.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Self #Soul #Age

  • My beautiful soul,"he murmured and caressed my cheek."When you have the ultimate selfless sacrifice it paid my wrong.You proved to be worthy of my devotion.Of Death'
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Beautiful #Sacrifice #Soul

  • You are not a body. You have a body. You are a soul.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Soul #Body

  • I wish to fill in the gaps which have so far always remained unanswered in the souls of men as burning questions, and which never leave any serious thinker in peace, if he honestly seeks the Truth.
    -- Abd-ru-shin

    #Men #Soul #Wish

  • Poetry and art nourish the soul of the world with the flavor-filled substances of beauty, wisdom and truth.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Art #Soul #Flavor

  • Compassion crowns the soul with its truest victory.
    -- Aberjhani

    #Compassion #Soul #Victory

  • Wisdom is to the soul as food is to the body.
    -- Abraham ibn Ezra

    #Soul #Body

  • What is hell other than a realm in which unholiness works without restraint in body and soul?
    -- Abraham Kuyper

    #Soul #Body #Hell

  • To have faith in the Word, Scripture must not grasp us in our critical thought, but in the life of the soul.
    -- Abraham Kuyper

    #Soul #Have Faith #Scripture

  • Unchecked, the dominating influences of money and of barren intellectualism would reduce the life of emotions to freezing point. And, unable to grasp the holier benefits of religion, the mysticism of the heart reacts in the art-intoxication. .... In this cold, irreligious and practical age the warmth of this devotion to art has kept alive many higher aspirations of our soul, which otherwise might readily have died, as they did in the middle of the last century.
    -- Abraham Kuyper

    #Art #Soul #Age

  • By He in whose Hand is my soul, I have lived amongst people who never ordered food to be prepared for themselves If [food] was presented to one of them, he would eat, otherwise, he would be silent; and he would not care if it was hot or cold.
    -- Abu Nu`aym

    #Hands #People #Soul

  • I wish I came from a more pure place. I don't have something to say from the bottom of my soul. I just know how to take stuff I like and repackage it in a slightly different way.
    -- Adam Brody

    #Soul #Wish #Stuff

  • Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
    -- Adam Clarke

    #Evil #Soul #Connections

  • They who pray not, know nothing of God, and know nothing of the state of their own souls.
    -- Adam Clarke

    #Soul #Praying #States

  • The unadmitted reason why traditional readers are hostile to e-books is that we still hold the superstitious idea that a book is like a soul, and that every soul should have its own body.
    -- Adam Kirsch

    #Book #Ideas #Soul

  • I listen to crazy, robust rock music where they sing their faces off, and soul music, which can be similar.
    -- Adam Lambert

    #Crazy #Rocks #Soul

  • Then shoulder to shoulder! Let us engirdle the little circle of the earth with the chains that bind us to each other. To one end let us aim our thoughts, and to one end let us aim our souls. Hail, dawn of liberty, behind thee is the redeeming sun.
    -- Adam Mickiewicz

    #Circles #Soul #Liberty

  • Now my soul is incarnate in my country, My body has swallowed her soul, And I and my country are one. My name is million, for I love and suffer for millions.
    -- Adam Mickiewicz

    #Country #Names #Soul

  • A puritan is such a one as loves God with all his soul, but hates his neighbor with all his heart.
    -- Adam Nicolson

    #Hate #Heart #Soul

  • sticks and stones can only break bones; but words can shatter the soul
    -- Adam Savage

    #Soul #Stones #Sticks

  • I had a moment a few years ago where I wasn't sure if I was acting for myself or because people expected it of me. A bit of a crisis of faith, I suppose. I did some soul-searching, took a break and decided I was going to live my life only for me.
    -- Adelaide Kane

    #Years #People #Soul

  • Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow.
    -- Adelbert von Chamisso

    #Soul #Shadow

  • The only way you can influence your fate is to put your soul into your performance and hope it registers with the audience.
    -- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

    #Fate #Soul #Way

  • There is a spiritual hunger in the world today - and it cannot be satisfied by better cars on longer credit terms.
    -- Adlai E. Stevenson

    #Spiritual #Car #Soul

  • Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
    -- Adlai E. Stevenson

    #Organization #Soul #Conformity

  • The struggle for world domination is between me and the Jews. All else is meaningless. The Jews have inflicted two wounds on the world: Circumcision for the body and conscience for the soul. I come to free mankind from their shackles.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Struggle #Two #Soul

  • My heart and soul are in the Stratocaster
    -- Adrian Belew

    #Music #Heart #Soul

  • Arrogance is truly the child of impiety, but from health of soul comes happiness, dear to all, much prayed for.
    -- Aeschylus

    #Children #Soul #Arrogance

  • Nothing is more stimulating and more salutary to (or for) the inner (or inward) development than the exemple of men devoted to the good. It is in the company of men pursuing a same ideal that the still weavering (or unsteady) soul can set oneself ("se fixer", Fr) and stick to (or attach to) everything that is noble and generous.
    -- African Spir

    #Men #Soul #Inward

  • De La Soul, from the soul, black medallions, no gold.
    -- Afrika Baby Bam

    #Rap #Hip Hop #Soul

  • Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
    -- Agatha Christie

    #Attitude #Soul #Mind

  • Woman is quick to revere genius, but in her secret soul she seldom loves it.
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Women #Soul #Secret

  • the human soul, by once suffering as much as it is capable of, purchases a strange and terrible immunity to all the rest of life's sorrows.
    -- Agnes Sligh Turnbull

    #Soul #Suffering #Sorrow

  • Theres two kinds of music: black soul music, and the white imitation thereof.
    -- Ahmet Ertegun

    #Two #White #Soul

  • Show me the condition of your Bible and I will accurately gauge the condition of your soul.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Soul #Gauges #Show Me

  • To have found God and still to pursue Him is the soul's paradox of love, scorned indeed by the too-easily-satisfied religionist, but justified in happy experience by the children of the burning heart.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Children #Heart #Soul

  • Complacency is the deadly enemy of spiritual progress. The contented soul is the stagnant soul.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Spiritual #Soul #Enemy

  • Do not allow the enemy of your soul to rob you of that unique quality God has breathed into you.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Unique #Soul #Enemy

  • When the eyes of the soul looking out meet the eyes of God looking in, heaven has begun right here on earth.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Eye #Heaven #Soul

  • We tend by a secret law of the soul to move towards our mental image of God.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Moving #Law #Soul

  • Maybe God is calling you to do something extraordinary that isn't on your calendar; something to revive your soul!
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Soul #Calendars #Calling

  • We taste Thee, O Thou Living Bread, And long to feast upon Thee still: We drink of Thee, the Fountainhead And thirst our souls from Thee to fill.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Long #Soul #Taste

  • Secularism, materialism, and the intrusive presence of things have put out the light in our souls and turned us into a generation of zombies.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Light #Soul #Zombie

  • The yearning to know what cannot be known, to comprehend the incomprehensible, to touch and taste the unapproachable, arises from the image of God in the nature of man. Deep calleth unto deep, and though polluted and landlocked by the mighty disaster theologians call the Fall, the soul senses its origin and longs to return to its source.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Fall #Men #Soul

  • Faith is the gaze of a soul upon a saving God.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Soul #Saving

  • O God, I have tasted Thy goodness, and it has both satisfied me and made me thirsty for more. I am painfully conscious of my need for further grace. I am ashamed of my lack of desire. O God, the Triune God, I want to want Thee; I long to be filled with longing; I thirst to be made more thirsty still. Show me Thy glory, I pray Thee, so that I may know Thee indeed. Begin in mercy a new work of love within me. Say to my soul, ‘Rise up my love, my fair one, and come away.’ Then give me grace to rise and follow Thee up from this misty lowland where I have wandered so long.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Giving #Long #Soul

  • In exalting the faculties of the soul, we annihilate, in a great degree, the delusion of the senses.
    -- Aime Martin

    #Education #Soul #Degrees

  • The afterlife is whatever a soul wishes or believes it to be.
    -- Aimee Carter

    #Believe #Afterlife #Soul

  • No matter what happens around us, or to us, through love, our soul reaches immortality, conquering all dimensions and all destinies.
    -- Akiane Kramarik

    #Destiny #Soul #Matter

  • That's the way I try to live. I think it's the only way for human beings at this point in our evolution as souls, where everyone in their lifetime is going through stuff.
    -- Al Jarreau

    #Thinking #Soul #Trying

  • The camera can film my face but until it captures my soul, you don't have a movie,
    -- Al Pacino

    #Soul #Cameras #Faces

  • I don't think I do have a soul.
    -- Al Purdy

    #Thinking #Soul

  • Never have I dealt with anything more difficult than my own soul, which sometimes helps me and sometimes opposes me.
    -- Al-Ghazali

    #Soul #Helping #Sometimes

  • Remember it is the heart and not the body, which strives to draw near to God. By heart I do not mean the flesh perceived by the senses, but that secret thing which is sometimes expressed by spirit, and sometimes by soul.
    -- Al-Ghazali

    #Heart #Mean #Soul

  • Knowledge exists potentially in the human soul like the seed in the soil; by learning the potential becomes actual.
    -- Al-Ghazali

    #Soul #Soil #Humans

  • The soul should take care of the body, just as the pilgrim on his way to Makkah takes care of his camel; but if the pilgrim spends his whole time in feeding and adorning his camel, the caravan will leave him behind, and he will perish in the desert.
    -- Al-Ghazali

    #Wisdom #Islamic #Soul

  • A man of bad character punishes his own soul.
    -- Al-Ghazali

    #Character #Men #Soul

  • Via the squares on the chessboard, the Indians explain the movement of time and the age, the higher influences which control the world and the ties which link Chess with the human soul
    -- Al-Masudi

    #Ties #Squares #Soul

  • Glorious God stated: "Whosoever shows enmity to someone devoted to Me, I shall be at war with him, etc."
    -- Al-Nawawi

    #War #Soul #Enmity

  • The secular world is full of holes. We have secularized badly.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #God #Soul #World

  • We may not agree with what religions are trying to teach us, but we can admire the institutional way in which they're doing it.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #God #Soul #Trying

  • The soul is that which denies the body. For example, that which refuses to run when the body trembles, to strike when the body is angry, to drink when the body is thirsty.
    -- Alain-Rene Lesage

    #Inspirational #Running #Soul

  • I think sexuality is a window into someone's soul.
    -- Alan Ball

    #Thinking #Soul #Window

  • But it's a poor church that cares only for what happens to a soul after it leaves this life." -Damien
    -- Alan Brennert

    #Soul #Church #Care

  • Range is of the ego, form is of the soul.
    -- Alan Finger

    #Yoga #Ego #Soul

  • The appetite for adventure and risk is not exclusive to young Christians. In face, it seems to be a fundamental yearning, knitted into the fabric of the human soul.
    -- Alan Hirsch

    #Christian #Adventure #Soul

  • There's not a single thing on offer in this all-too-temporary world for which you should ever sell your soul.
    -- Alan Keyes

    #Soul #World #Should

  • A callous disregard for the claims of innocent human life is the heart and soul of the evil of terrorism.
    -- Alan Keyes

    #Heart #Evil #Soul

  • One day in Johannesburg, and already the tribe was being rebuilt, the house and soul being restored.
    -- Alan Paton

    #House #Soul #One Day

  • We will only advance in our evangelistic work as fast and as far as we advance on our knees. Prayer opens the channel between a soul and God; prayerlessness closes it. Prayer releases the grip of Satan's power; prayerlessness increases it. That is why prayer is so exhausting and so vital. If we believed it, the prayer meeting would be as full as the church.
    -- Alan Redpath

    #Christian #Prayer #Soul

  • The conversion of a soul is the miracle of a moment, but the manufacture of a saint is the task of a lifetime.
    -- Alan Redpath

    #Miracle #Soul #Saint

  • It's a treat being a runner, out in the world by yourself with not a soul to make you bad-tempered or tell you what to do.
    -- Alan Sillitoe

    #Running #Soul #World

  • We must see that consciousness is neither an isolated soul nor the mere function of a single nervous system, but of that totality of interrelated stars and galaxies which makes a nervous system possible.
    -- Alan Watts

    #Stars #Soul #Consciousness

  • Your soul isn't in your body; your body is in your soul!
    -- Alan Watts

    #Soul #Body #Your Soul

  • Persistence is the soul of a champion.
    -- Alan Webb

    #Persistence #Soul #Champion

  • My aunty says I'm the double of my father. He was a workaholic, which I've definitely inherited. And like me, he could be the life and soul of the party, but also quite withdrawn.
    -- Alastair Campbell

    #Father #Party #Soul

  • If you take something out of the freezer, it's cold, but what happens when it melts? It's a cool party, a cool person, a cool collection. What does that mean? I'm more interested in things that are uncool, things that have a certain individuality, a certain soul, a certain longevity, emotion, fragility.
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Party #Mean #Soul

  • Style is the only thing you can't buy. It's not in a shopping bag, a label, or a price tag. It's something reflected from our soul to the outside world. An emotion.
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Shopping #Soul #Style

  • When the soul suffers too much, it develops a taste for misfortune.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Soul #Suffering #Too Much